Charlotte, NC (population: 723,514) has one public health school within its city limits. University of North Carolina at Charlotte has a total student population of 24,701. It is the 241st highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about public health programs in Charlotte, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of public health professors at University of North Carolina at Charlotte such as James Laditka.
Public Health students from Charlotte schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area alone, there are 180 employed health specialties teachers earning an average salary of $67,910. Health educators in this area earn $44,410/yr and there are 200 employed.
Charlotte lies in Mecklenburg county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.241 out of every 1000 jobs in Charlotte are held by health educators, and 0.212/1000 are held by health specialties teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Carolina at Charlotte ends up costing a student $7,644/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Charlotte|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||21.3 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||70.4 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||71.3 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||88.7 miles|